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Utilize a kill switch with your virtual private network (VPN)

If your VPN malfunctions, you will be automatically connected to your regular internet network. With a kill switch enabled, preselected programs will automatically quit so that you do not end up using personal accounts on a less secure network. Make sure to preselect all of the accounts that contain private information, like your bank account.

Use a no-log virtual private network (VPN)

When searching for a VPN, be sure to look at the company’s terms of service to ensure it’s a no-log VPN. This means the network will not save any of your personal information. You remain anonymous, even to the VPN provider. This ensures that even if someone is able to hack into your network, there […]

Use the Epic Privacy Browser for more protection while searching

Epic Privacy Browser is secure because it uses a virtual private network (VPN) with servers in eight countries and provides free VPN access. It blocks ads, trackers, fingerprinting, cryptomining and ultrasound signaling, and it can stop over 600 tracking attempts every browsing session. Epic Privacy Browser is available for Apple, Windows and Android devices. To […]

Enable VPNs in Opera

Virtual private networks (VPN) offer an added layer of security, especially if you have to use the public wireless network to access the internet. The Opera browser comes with a built-in VPN. To turn it on, open Settings and navigate to Privacy, then VPN. Then, to turn your VPN on or off, click the icon […]

Instead of connecting to public Wi-Fi, use your smartphone as a hotspot

Accessing the internet with your phone’s data is more secure than doing so with the public Wi-Fi offered at places like coffee shops and airports. Hackers can easily invade these networks and track all the activity that goes on in them. So when you don’t have access to a VPN, use your 4G, 5G, or […]

Choose secure networks

Use internet connections you trust, such as your home service or Long-Term Evolution connection through your wireless carrier. Public networks are not very secure, which makes it easy for others to intercept your data. If you choose to connect to open networks, consider using antivirus and firewall software on your device or using a Virtual […]